Associate of Science (AAS) in Medical Assisting
Associate of Science (AAS) in Medical Assisting

Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a Medical Assisting Degree


Diverse Students in this Program


Students are ages 40+ in this Program


Students Enrolled Part Time in this Program

*Argosy University program census, 09/16/2016

The Argosy University, Twin Cities Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Degree program is designed to prepare students to work in a healthcare environment as part of a professional team dedicated to providing patients with quality medical care.

Why an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Medical Assisting?

Medical Assistants are trained academically and professionally to be multi-skilled allied healthcare professionals who work in many types of facilities and settings. Their responsibilities may include patient care, laboratory testing, x-rays, office management, and assisting other healthcare professionals and physicians.

Why a Medical Assisting Degree at Argosy University?

The Argosy University Medical Assisting faculty and staff strive to provide an educational environment in which the students have the opportunity to develop their personal and technical skills. Graduates have the opportunity to become dedicated, knowledgeable, and ethical entry-level caregivers who demonstrate the utmost respect and concern for their patients and who operate as an integral part of a highly professional healthcare team.


  • Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501,
  • The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting Degree Program is accredited by the Commission on Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE) (1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756, 1.727.210.2350).

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What to Expect

When you’re applying, you can:

  • Work with a dedicated Admissions Representative who will answer your questions and guide you through the enrollment process.
  • Learn from a team of financial aid experts about how to make achieving your educational goals more affordable.
  • Be supported by a program chair and academic advisor to help chart your course to graduation, ensuring that you take the right classes, in the right order.

When you’re enrolled, you can experience:

  • Individualized support from knowledgeable instructors with real-world clinical experience who know you by name and care about your success.**
  • Relevant coursework, laboratory experiences, and a clinical training externship that help prepare you for a career in the field.
  • Academic, financial and enrollment support from a broad base of academic professionals with a sincere interest in your success.

**Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

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